A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:31:45 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70004fxg. Unique identifier: us70004fxg. Exact location, longitude 125.0687° East, latitude 6.72° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/07/19 / 2019-07-09 15:31:45 / July 9, 2019 @ 3:31 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was South Upi, Dalumangcob, Glan (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km WSW of Magsaysay, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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